Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: HUNGRY

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
417Higgins (1923) HUNGRYHUNGRYHUNGRY: Tips of vertical bent fingers of right hand drawn down on center of chest, palm inward. (Famine) (Appetite) (Starved).75hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=417&refid=higgins1923
180Long (1918) HUNGRYHUNGRYHUNGRY: Bring up hand with fingers and thumb slightly bent, the ends against the breast; draw downward, the ends of fingers and thumbs against breast, to indicate a gnawing sensation. This sign is used to indicate strong desire for anything when followed by sign for "want." V,95.32hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=180&refid=long1918
306Michaels (1923) HUNGRYHUNGRYHUNGRY: 1. Make the sign for eat. 2. Scrape the fingers of the hand downward from your throat to near the stomach.75hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=306&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
14Erd (1913) HUNGRYN/AWITH EAT gs:NOTHING HUNGRY HOT gs:FEVER, FEMALE~cl-d:B(height,rt) cl:BB(lay-there,lt) DET-IX(lt) LOVE, 2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=14
369Erd (1913) HUNGRYN/AEARTH(rt) HERE(rt) EAT gs:NOTHING HUNGRY HOT~gs:FEVER GRIEVE(bow) HEART HARM BODY THIN cl-d:BB(thin-body) TIRED.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=369
15McGregor (1912) HUNGRYN/A3P-POSS(lt) FEMALE, UNDER SERVE~AGENT TROUBLE EAT HUNGRY GO-TO cl-d:55(river-to-lt) FOUNDATION(bridge) YELL(2h-alt) WANT(rf) BREAD++.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=15
293McGregor (1913) HUNGRYN/AOR IN pn:RUSSIA EAT HUNGRY(2h-alt) ALL-OVER(2h)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=293